Author: Akshat Mehrish

Akshat Mehrish is a football expert who has a keen interest in tactics and player recruitment aspects of the sport.

Barcelona’s turbulent summer continues with the proposed sales of Memphis Depay and Pierre-Emerick Aubamyenag likely to occupy the Spanish giants for the next few days. The club is in a race against time to get multiple salaries off their books as their new, shiny arrivals wait in the wings for their names to be registered with LaLiga for the upcoming season. Depay is among those who could make room in the salary cap by leaving Barcelona this summer. As per Fabrizio Romano, the player and his representatives are in talks with the club to terminate his contract a year before…

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Liverpool have followed Joe Gomez and Diogo Jota’s contract extensions by tying down youngster Harvey Elliott to a new long-term contract, which will run until the end of the 2026/27 season. The winger has penned down a five-year extension to his current deal, prolonging his stay at the club until at least the end of the 2026/27 season. Elliott joined Liverpool from Fulham in the summer of 2019, months after making history as the Premier League’s youngest debutant at the age of 16 years and 30 days. He spent the 2020/21 season out on loan at the Championship side Blackburn Rovers, where he…

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Malang Sarr, whom Chelsea signed two seasons ago as a free agent after his contract had expired with OGC Nice, has returned to France to join AS Monaco on loan for the season. The Monegasque club also holds the obligation to sign the Frenchman on a permanent deal next season for a fee worth in the region of 12 million euros, should he make a certain number of appearances across the 2022/23 season. “I am very happy to join AS Monaco and to be back in Ligue 1 Uber Eats, a league in which I started and which I know…

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Romelu Lukaku is back at Inter Milan after a failed season with Premier League side Chelsea, which he joined last summer in a club-record transfer. The failed move has left anger inside him, he says. Chelsea shipped record signing Lukaku back to Inter after just one season at the club. The Blues had paid nearly 100 million pounds for the Belgian striker, who, the season before, had led the Nerazzurri to their first league title in a decade. However, problems on and off the pitch prevented the forward from hitting his best form in London, and he was promptly sent back to…

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David Alaba and Karim Benzema scored in either half to give Real Madrid a 2-0 win over Bundesliga outfit Eintracht Frankfurt. Los Blancos won the UEFA Super Cup in Helsinki, the fifth in their history.  If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it: Carlo Ancelotti named the same line-up that beat Liverpool 1-0 in the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League final a couple of months ago for their Super Cup clash against Europa League winners Eintracht Frankfurt. https://twitter.com/Squawka/status/1557469968832385026 New signings Antonio Rudiger and Aurelien Tchouameni made the bench while Karim Benzema led the line in a lopsided front-three with Vinicius Jr on one side and Federico Valverde on the other.  Frankfurt created the first…

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Timo Werner has signed for RB Leipzig on a four-year contract, the club confirmed on August 9. The German returns to his former club after a two-year stint with Chelsea, with whom he won the UEFA Champions League in 2020/21. Leipzig, according to reports, have paid 20 million euros to Chelsea to re-sign their record goalscorer – Werner, in his first stint at the club, played 159 games across four seasons and scored 95 goals – with the fee likely to extend over the mark after potential add-ons. Speaking to the club website for the first time since his return, the 26-year-old expressed his…

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RB Leipzig have beaten Manchester United to Benjamin Sesko, who will join the club in 2023 after a deal was agreed between the German giants and sister club RB Salzburg. Leipzig will pay Salzburg 24 million euros for the services of the striker, who will sign a contract valid for five years once he officially joins the club. Credit: Twitter / RB Leipzig Speaking to his new club, Sesko pinpointed Leipzig’s stature within Germany and their approach toward young talent as key factors in his ultimate decision. “RB Leipzig are one of the best clubs in Germany and are establishing…

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Tottenham are set to make Italy youth international Destiny Udogie their seventh signing of the summer. Fabrizio Romano confirms that an agreement is in place for the club to sign the versatile left-wingback from Udinese, who will receive a 20 million euro fee in return and keep the 21-year-old at the Dacia Arena for another season. Udogie will undergo his medical in Italy ahead of his season-long loan at Udinese and fly to London next year to link up with his new teammates.  Переглянути цей допис в Instagram Допис, поширений DESTINY UDOGIE🦍 (@udogiethree) The 18-year-old broke through at Hellas Verona before signing…

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According to The Athletic, Manchester United have decided not to pursue a deal for Bologna hitman Marko Arnautovic. The Red Devils’ interest was met with a firm stance from the Serie A side, with the manager and sporting director both retaining confidence in the player. The Austrian international was accused of racism in the past and banned for one game by UEFA for the same – an issue the Manchester United supporters group raised directly to the club once the rumours of a potential transfer began gathering pace. Also read 👉 UEFA launches investigation regarding Marko Arnautovic’s disputed goal celebration against…

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Wolverhampton have loaned captain Conor Coady to Premier League side Everton for the season. Meanwhile, Wolves have themselves signed winger Goncalo Guedes from Valencia. The 29-year-old center-back Coady is an academy product of the Toffees’ local rivals Liverpool but made only one senior appearance for the Reds in his nine years at the club before signing for lower-tier outfit Huddersfield Town permanently in 2014. Coady switched to Wolves after just one season with the Terriers; he has been at the club for the past seven years, four of which he spent as the captain.  https://twitter.com/Everton/status/1556741538193055744 The player will take the number 30 shirt at…

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